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Out of Control Semi Truck Plows into CTA Redline Station; 2 Deaths, Multiple Injuries

A semi truck accident occurred on Friday, April 25 at the Cermak/Chinatown CTA Red Line station. According to witnesses, the semi truck appeared out of control as it hit first the CTA bus stop and then the Cermak station staircase. 2 pedestrians were killed by the runaway semi truck in today’s truck accident. Multiple other pedestrians were injured and the CTA public transit accident disrupted train service. Witnesses reported that one victim was pinned under the back wheels of the truck and likely sustained serious body injuries from the truck accident. This is the second public transit accident in Chicago in two weeks, following a recent Blue Line train evacuation.

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